Central Islip

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Suffolk County Police Arrest 10 In Overnight DWI Saturation Patrol

Suffolk County police arrested 10 people for driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired by drugs, during an overnight saturation patrol in Patchogue and Holbrook.

05/24/2014

Exclusive photos obtained by CBS 2 show more dumping of asbestos and other hazardous materials in a park in Central Islip. (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Islip To Test All Parks After More Asbestos Contamination Is Discovered

An investigation has widened into suspected toxic dumping on Long Island, after another public park tested positive for hazardous materials.

05/16/2014

Suffolk County officials say this illegal dump site in Central Islip contains asbestos and possibly other contaminants. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suffolk County Officials Discover Second Contaminated Dump Site

Piles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.

05/13/2014

Harry Tommy Patrick (Credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Long Island Man Charged With Animal Cruelty

According to Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA, Harry Tommy Patrick, of Central Islip, was arrested and charged with eight counts of animal cruelty.

05/07/2014

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads Guilty

Dr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.

05/05/2014

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Officials At L.I. Pharmaceutical Company Face Charges Over Unapproved Drugs

The top two officials at a suburban based pharmaceutical company are facing charges they sold $17 million worth of counterfeit or unapproved drugs.

04/30/2014

Tracey Forman was arrested and charged with DWAI and leaving the scene of an accident in Center Moriches, April 21, 2014. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

L.I. Teacher Has License Suspended Following DWAI, Hit-And-Run Arrest

Tracey Forman pleaded not guilty at her arraignment Tuesday. She was freed on $2,500 bail.

04/22/2014

Juan Oscar Argueta (in white shirt), father of  murder victim Vanessa Argueta,, and about two dozen relatives and friends attended Monday's arraignment of alleged killer Jose Elias Garcia in Central Islip. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

‘Most Wanted’ Reputed L.I. Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty To Murders Of Girlfriend, Toddler

A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.

03/31/2014

Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott Greene was arrested following an undercover sting showing him stealing from a driver after pulling him over. (credit: Suffolk DA surveillance video)

More People Come Forward, Accuse Veteran Suffolk Cop Of Stealing During Traffic Stops

Sgt. Scott Greene did not say a word as he appeared in court to face charges that he stole money from drivers. He was arrested in January.

03/06/2014

Surveillance image of suspect accused of stealing a car from a 7-Eleven parking lot. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk Police Seeking Christmas Day Car Thief

According to Suffolk County police, the suspect stole a 2008 Nissan Altima that another customer had left unlocked and running in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven.

03/03/2014

Nicholas Hernandez

LI Couple Arraigned On Charges They Were Driving Baby In Car Filled With Heroin

Erica Santana and Nicholas Hernandez were both in handcuffs as they faced the judge at First District Court on Wednesday. The 5-month-old baby boy was taken away from the couple after 180 heroin packets were found in their car.

02/26/2014

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of her newborn (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Woman Accused Of Murdering, Throwing Newborn In Garbage Held Without Bail

Prosecutors in court Friday argued that after the baby was born in a bathroom, Santos Elena Ruiz Solano caused three fractures to the baby’s skull. But Solano’s attorney said his client didn’t kill her child.

02/21/2014

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of her newborn (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Central Islip Woman Accused Of Murdering Her Newborn

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano has been charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of her newborn girl.

02/20/2014

Maria And Tulio Ayala

Long Island Couple Accused Of Leaving 4 Kids Home Alone For 6 Days

A Long Island couple was facing serious allegations Thursday evening, claiming they left their four children home alone for six days without any food or heat.

02/13/2014

LI Mom Charged With DWI For Striking Man, Young Boy In Selden

Nina Gebarowski, 38, of Selden, covered her face and apologized as she left the courthouse in Central Islip Friday. Gebarowski is accused of driving drunk with her 2-year-old daughter in the car when she hit a pedestrian in Selden who was walking with his 4-year-old son.

01/10/2014

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